Ashtons Legal

Personal Injury Department

Norwich and surrounds
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What the team is known for Impressive strength in handling catastrophic and fatal injury claims, including a focus on brain and spinal injuries. Notable expertise in handling claims resulting from RTAs involving motorcycles. Active on claims arising from fatal accidents and amputations. Further strengthened by its specialist Court of Protection team.

Strengths One source stresses that the firm is "as good as any in the market" and "at the very top of their game."

Others say: "They are absolutely delightful, work very hard and care about their clients a lot."

Notable practitioners

According to interviewees, Hannah Clarke is "very experienced" and has a "comprehensive knowledge of personal injury litigation." She is highly regarded for handling catastrophic cases including traumatic amputations and spinal and brain injuries.

Michael Wangermann handles a range of personal injury work, including catastrophic injury claims resulting from RTAs. "He is brilliant with clients and a tower of strength," reports one interviewee. Another notes that "he is able to deal with a wide range of cases with the same dedication and client care."

Richard Foyster is a "calm, resolute and brave" lawyer who is "always on hand to provide representation to the underdog," reports a source. His practice runs the gamut of catastrophic injury claims, including workplace injuries and RTAs. Commentators add that he "provides clients with excellent service."

Siobhan Thacker is adept at representing claimants in cases concerning serious personal injuries. Sources comment that she "really fights for her clients" and is "thorough and knowledgeable."

Tom Ranson is a "passionate lawyer with a keen eye for detail," says one source, who adds that "his enthusiasm and work ethic are second to none." He regularly acts on claims resulting from RTAs and workplace injuries. Another interviewee notes that he is "immensely hardworking and clinically quite brilliant."